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PS Vita gets PlayStation Plus in November

PS Vita gets PlayStation Plus in November

In addition to announcing a brand new, super-slim PS3 model at the Tokyo Game Show, Sony finally gave a time frame for the arrival of PlayStation Plus on PS Vita. Sony announced that PlayStation Plus would be coming to PS Vita back at Gamescom in July, but today it announced that PS Plus will launch November. Unfortunately, the company didn't get any more specific than that, so it looks like we'll be left waiting for additional details once again.

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Latest PS Vita update locks memory cards to one PSN account

Latest PS Vita update locks memory cards to one PSN account

PS Vita's latest firmware update - 1.80 - may bring PSOne Classics with it, but it's also secretly added a new "feature" that's bound to make some Vita owners angry. PS Vita's update to 1.80 locks memory cards to one PSN account, meaning that your days of using multiple PSN accounts on PS Vita are over. That is, unless you want to purchase a separate memory card for each of your accounts.

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PS Vita 1.8 update brings 9 PSone Classics games to USA, 129 to EU

PS Vita 1.8 update brings 9 PSone Classics games to USA, 129 to EU

If you're living in North America and are excited about getting your first shot at a collection of classic PlayStation games on your PS Vita, you're in luck. So to speak, that is, as there's just 9 titles on this list. If you want to play a PSone Classics game, you'll be choosing from a list of 9 titles. You read that right. There's also a firmware update for the PS Vita if you like to make sure you're in the now, also.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 20, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 20, 2012

A new week has begun, and as such we have a new round of news to recap in the Evening Wrap-up. Today it was revealed that Apple has become the most valuable public company in history which, while pretty monumental, wasn't entirely unexpected. The jury for the Apple vs. Samsung patent suit is set to begin deliberation tomorrow, but before they do, Apple and Samsung's CEOs will be conversing over the phone, despite the fact that settlement talks between the two companies apparently didn't go anywhere.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 16, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 16, 2012

As Thursday winds down, we're finding that we've got a lot of news to recap. Today Samsung used the MERL touchscreen table to show that Apple doesn't have much of a claim, before resting its case and asking the Judge to award it $421.8 million in the suit. Later in the day, we caught word that Judge Lucy Koh had asked Apple's counsel if they were smoking crack when they presented an extremely long document filled with witnesses they wanted to call for rebuttals. Yes, that really happened.

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Sony: no PS Vita price cut in 2012

Sony: no PS Vita price cut in 2012

With the PS Vita currently struggling to find a significant audience, many people think that a price cut could help out a lot. After all, it worked for the 3DS, which was posting poor sales until Nintendo decided to drop its price six months after launch - once that happened, the 3DS began flying off the shelves. Unfortunately, the PS Vita won't be seeing such a price cut anytime this year.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 14, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, folks. It was a busy day today, and there's plenty of news to cover, so let's get right into it. It appears that the worldwide mobile phone market is falling a little bit year-over-year, and the Motorola DROID RAZR HD might be launching sometime in October. Fisker is currently at work investigating the fire that claimed one Karma EV over the weekend, and we received word of another EV catching fire during the Pikes Peak Hill Climb that took place in Colorado this past weekend as well.

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Killzone: Mercenary announced as Vita exclusive at Gamescom

Killzone: Mercenary announced as Vita exclusive at Gamescom

Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified isn't the only console spin-off that will be exclusive to the PS Vita, as Sony's Gamescom press conference also treated us to the announcement of Killzone: Mercenary. Like most spin-offs, Killzone: Mercenary will be quite a bit different from the core Killzone franchise, as this time around you'll be playing as - surprise! - a mercenary working with both the Helghast and the ISA. This marks the first time in Killzone history that you'll be working alongside the Helghast (at least sometimes), so get excited Vita owners.

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Black Ops Declassified gets first gameplay trailer

Black Ops Declassified gets first gameplay trailer

PS Vita owners may currently be wanting for big ticket games, but that's all about to change with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified. Scheduled to hit sometime in November, Black Ops Declassified is a PS Vita-exclusive take on the immensely successful console game, and today during Sony's Gamescom presser, we got our first look at Declassified's gameplay. We were also given new details about the game's single and multiplayer modes, so read on to find out more.

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